Studio DiDeA reconfigures a two levels penthouse in Palermo to create a luminous and spacious house, overlooking the city harbor.The 180 smq apartment is an articulate space where sunlight, an essential colour palette ,and space saving furniture define the project.
Entering the house you approach a double space - on the east side the kitchen and dining room, on the west side the living - separated by a sliding glazed door, which emphasizes the brightness of the house.

In the kitchen, bespoke wood furniture, a marbled countertop that becomes a small table for quick snack, a dining table and a kitchen cupboard delineate the room.The living room is an essential space with white couches, a tv&stereo wood cabinet, and a panoramic view on the city.

By choosing to open up the slab between the two levels, DiDeA made the dining room a higher and wider space, flood with sunlight; the Mooi Random Ligh suspended over the table underlines the double height space.

From the dining room, you can access the night area, composed by the master bedroom with bathroom, the second bathroom, a small laundry and a single room.
The wood-clad stair leading up to the second level appears as a distinct and tactile element that emerges as “a vertical bridge “ as DiDeA explains.On the upper level, a boardwalk conceived as a suspend volume leads to a multifunctional guests room where relaxing, watching tv, or sleeping.

All the furniture of the house is bespoke and designed by DiDeA so as to optimize the space planning, providing with storage where necessary and accomodate any guests.

The choice of material confirms the essential design approach : warm grey gres tiles on the floors, total white for the walls and dark brown of the wood furnitures.


Suppliers

Floor Graniti Fiandre

Resin and wood in the bathroom Kerakoll Design House

Ceramic tiles in the bathroom Mutina

Doors Eclisse

Domotic electric system By-me Vimar

Air conditoned system Aermec

dolby surround system Canton Inwall

Bathroom fixtures Duravit, Antonio Lupi e Galassia

Water fittings Zucchetti

Radiator Tubes

Electrical appliance Siemens, Airone e Fulgor

Kitchen table Miniforms

Woodworking Falegnameria Bonaccorso

Kitchen Binova designed by Studio DiDeA

Pendandt lamp in the dining room Moooi

Photos: ©Studio DiDeA
Budget: € 215.000

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the marble countertop Photo  of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the marble countertop

even in the living the dark walnut furniture has been designed by the architects Photo 2 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

even in the living the dark walnut furniture has been designed by the architects

From here you can see the stair entrance Photo 3 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

From here you can see the stair entrance

The lamp is suspended over the table thanks  to this" iron arm" designed ad hoc Photo 4 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

The lamp is suspended over the table thanks to this" iron arm" designed ad hoc

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door Photo 5 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door Photo 6 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door Photo 7 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the living room the dining room can be separated through a glazed sliding door

even in the living the dark walnut furniture has been designed by the architects Photo 8 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

even in the living the dark walnut furniture has been designed by the architects

the living room window opens on a terrace Photo 9 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the living room window opens on a terrace

the stair is walnut clad Photo 10 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the stair is walnut clad

On the upper level  a boardwalk leads you to a multifunction freezone Photo 11 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

On the upper level a boardwalk leads you to a multifunction freezone

a multifunction freezone where it's possible to watch tv and hosting friend thanks to the many pullout  beds Photo 12 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

a multifunction freezone where it's possible to watch tv and hosting friend thanks to the many pullout beds

a multifunction freezone where it's possible to watch tv and hosting friend thanks to the many spare beds Photo 13 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

a multifunction freezone where it's possible to watch tv and hosting friend thanks to the many spare beds

a boardwalk -that appears as a suspend volume in this double eight zone Photo 14 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

a boardwalk -that appears as a suspend volume in this double eight zone

All the furniture in the attic is tailor made to optimise the low ceiling space, to obtain storage spaces . Photo 15 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

All the furniture in the attic is tailor made to optimise the low ceiling space, to obtain storage spaces .

view from the boardwalk over the dining room Photo 16 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

view from the boardwalk over the dining room

Close up on the handle of the sliding door Photo 17 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

Close up on the handle of the sliding door

the corridor in the night zone Photo 18 of Home A236 modern homeView Photos

the corridor in the night zone

Architect
  • Studio DiDeA
Interior Design
  • Studio DiDeA
Builder
  • A.G. Group S.r.l.
Photographer
  • Studio DiDeA
Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Year
  • 2017
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